Imperfectly To Song

Longtime writer with twelve books in publication. Three of them Poetry. : The Death Of The Playground : The Sword Of Ichiban : Searching For Crazy Horse : Darkening Sun : An Anthology Of Perception-Vol's 1 & 2 : After Midnight : Sammy And Bumpers : The Fall City Mandate : Revenge Along The War …

Like me,
 my Poetry is far from perfect
  —a verbal oxen gored

Like me,
 my words are often frail and broken
  —still crying to be heard

In me,
 the message has found its student
  —to humbly expound

In me,
 the truth can accept a birthmark
  —for a promise more profound

Unto me,
 the burden is left to finish
  —my life to pledge headlong

Unto me,
  the words now free, unsentenced
  —change imperfectly to song

(Villanova Pennsylvania: September, 2016)